Assistant Terminal Manager

Forward Air Solutions Ellenwood , GA 30294

Posted 2 months ago

Forward Air Solutions (FAS) provides our customers with a customized consolidation and delivery process that controls costs and more effectively replenishes their network of stores in both major cities and more remote communities across the US. Our primary focus is on advancing the Pool Distribution concept to more customers, more industries and more places. We are dedicated to providing a unique and consistently reliable distribution network for the industries we serve, including; retail, hospitality, healthcare, and publishing.

As an industry leader, we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

We are seeking a capable and career-oriented Assistant Sr. Operations Manager to support the District Manager in leading our fast growing dock & transportation operation. The ideal candidate will supervise and coordinate all activities of dock operations and transportation personnel. He/she will provide planning for, direction to, and will control available resources associated with the timely, damage-free, and safe loading/unloading of freight on assigned shifts. This position will be responsible for transportation and dock performance, as well as provide disciplinary recommendations when necessary.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Ensure all work is performed according to Company approved procedures, standards, and specifications

  • Review terminal operating reports, route planning and adjust labor schedules for increased efficiencies

  • Oversee onboarding strategies for hiring, training and overall employee retention

  • Focus on employee development: organic growth through cross-training

  • Coordinate work assignments, monitor performance, and provide training on relevant job duties

  • Provide a clean, safe working environment for all personnel and visiting customers

  • Foster safe handling, loading, unloading, and transportation as provided by requirements of the Department of Transportation

  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to drive performance of direct reports and lead a team in a lean manufacturing environment

  • Understand P&L statements and analyze areas for production improvement.

  • Must be willing to work various shifts and days per week.

  • Minimum 3 years management experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Transportation experience preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations

  • Must be flexible to work weekends and nights

Skills:

  • Ideal candidate will possess a can do attitude with a will do work ethic

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment evenings/weekends

  • General computer skills - Microsoft Office, Outlook, AS400

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

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